Jen Walsh, M.Ed., Reg. MBACP (Accred), Counsellor

Jen Walsh, M.Ed., Reg. MBACP (Accred), Counsellor

Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S7

I am unable to take further enquiries until 30-Aug-2017

07398 872544

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Sheffield
South Yorkshire
S7

07398 872544

About me

Are you looking for an active, creative, collaborative therapist who will help you make positive change?

I am a trained counsellor/family therapist, an Accredited Registered Member with the BACP, with 12 years' experience working with all ages. I offer confidential counselling to adult individuals, couples and families.

I am a systemic therapist, meaning that I strive to understand each client in the various contexts in which they live and form relationships.   My approach is integrative, in that I draw on elements of Experiential, Narrative and Solution-Focused therapies, as well as concepts from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). I use creativity in my work, if clients are interested in this, but I adapt my approach according to what suits each individual. The connection between therapist and client has been shown to be more important than the models used, but I can provide you with information about the way I work if you're interested.

I love my work and feel privileged to support clients in making positive changes. Clients have described me as warm, friendly and approachable. As part of my professional and ethical responsibility, I am committed to ongoing training, regular supervision (a requirement for BACP members), and practising good self-care.

Please call or email so we can set up a time to chat for 15-20 minutes (no fee) by phone. This is an opportunity for us to discuss if I might be the right person for you. From there we can set up a mutually convenient time to schedule a more in depth assessment in person and in the first session I will go over the details of how I work and what you can expect.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Couples & Family Therapy
  • Graduate Certificate in Couples Counselling
  • Certificate in Person-Centred Art Therapy Skills
  • Certified Grief Recovery Specialist
  • Registered Circle of Security Parenting Educator

My initial training was in couples counselling with Relate. I then completed a Masters degree in Couples and Family Therapy in the USA, and worked for many years in community mental health. I have also worked with students in schools and higher education settings and couples/families in private practice.

I have additional training in art therapy skills, grief recovery and Circle of Security Parenting. Please ask if you have questions about any of my training and experience. What is most important to me is that you get what you need from your counselling.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

BACP

Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Parenting support
  • Healthy attachment
  • Technology fatigue

Fees

£50 for each 50 minute session. Longer sessions can be arranged by mutual agreement and will be charged pro rata.

Further information

Continuing Education Training Post-Masters:

  • Coaching at risk teens
  • Teenagers in Turmoil conference
  • Safeguarding Training
  • Families affected by Alcohol/Substance Misuse
  • Domestic Violence Awareness and Structured Interview training
  • Diabetes Counselling
  • Private Practice in the New Era of Healthcare Reform
  • The Psychology of Betrayal Trauma
  • Grief Recovery Method Certification Training
  • Trauma, Attachment & Neuroscience
  • Circle of Security Parenting Educator Training
  • Healing Ruptured Relationships using Child-Parent Psychotherapy
  • Play Therapy and Beyond: Treatment Techniques and Strategies with Children and Pre-Adolescents
  • Occupational Therapy in Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education
  • Afrocentric Approaches to Clinical Practice
  • Leading Humanistic Support Groups: Research, Theory and Practice
  • Addressing Emotional and Behavioral Challenges in Infants, Toddlers, and Pre-Schoolers: Parent-based approaches
  • Mental Health Assessment for Infants, Toddlers, and Pre-Schoolers
  • Mental Health Intervention with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their Families
  • EPIC Behavioral Family Treatment for Adolescent Depression
  • Children and Adolescent Service Intensity Instrument Assessment and Treatment Planning
  • Trauma Therapists in a New Era: Blending Play Therapy and Evidence-Based Treatments
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Working with Transgender Clients; Family and Relationship Issues
  • Integrated Play Therapy with Abused and Traumatised Children: Combining Directive and Non-directive Approaches
  • Art Therapy and Anxiety: Healing Through Imagery

Maps & Directions

Sheffield, S7

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Weekdays / weekday evenings

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Families
Groups
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